A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through April 1806.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Ephraim spend his 80th birthday?
(a) Jonathan's house
(b) Home
(c) The tavern
(d) Jail

2. Which of the following is not a product for which Martha used herbs?
(a) Hallucinogens
(b) Ointments
(c) Compresses
(d) Teas

3. What was Martha Ballard's maiden name?
(a) Murphy
(b) Moore
(c) Miller
(d) McKenna

4. Premarital sex in 18th century New England is considered to be ______________.
(a) A crime
(b) Normal
(c) Expected
(d) Rare

5. Which of the following was not one of Ephraim's professions?
(a) Tax collector
(b) Surveyor
(c) Miller
(d) Attorney

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the relationship between doctors and midwives during this period?

2. Young midwives are __________________ by the doctors in the area.

3. How many people died during the epidemic in 1787?

4. For how many years did Martha work as a midwife?

5. How many people in the Ballard household get married in 1792?

(see the answer key)

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